Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for a Web Software Intermediate (UI / UX Designer) in Arlington, VA. This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity. This is a long-term contract opportunity with the possibility of hire. In addition to competitive, market-rate based pay, TCI provides all our Consultants with Comprehensive Medical/Dental Insurance, 401k, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability benefits.

Please note that this position requires a DoD Public Trust Security Clearance. Remote is available for local candidates. Should live within driving distance of Arlington VA as they will need to work in the office a minimum of 2 days per 2-week period on average.

  • Quickly yet thoroughly create process flows, wireframes, and visual design mockups as needed to effectively conceptualize and communicate detailed interaction behaviors.
  • Develop and maintain detailed user-interface specifications.
  • Engage with stakeholders to do evaluation of needs, goals, mission, values, and overall objectives of site.
  • Solicit and incorporate feedback from clients and Community subject matter and technical experts throughout the engagement.
  • Leverage the U.S. design standards to the greatest extent possible.
  • Limit custom coding to the greatest extent possible to promote efficient knowledge-transfer and cost-effective in-house maintenance.
  • Throughout development, when significant design choices are required, develop multiple concepts for feedback from POCs.
  • Create user-centered designs for software projects by considering customer feedback.
  • Design the UI architecture, interface, and interaction flow of new web and on-device software applications.
  • Create and evaluate interaction models, user task flows, screen designs, and UI details that promote ease of use and optimize the user experience.
  • Breakdown complex requirements and concepts into well-thought visual designs and workflows
  • Ability to work collaboratively with developers, project managers, and cross-functional teams to ensure that designs are successfully created and implemented to achieve the user goals.
  • Experience creating UI specs & wireframes. Flexibility and willingness to move from idea, to whiteboard, to execution quickly and provide choices to stakeholders.
  • Participates in testing, validating own and others functionality.
  • Experience in proposing and executing new interactive graphics based on existing data, with the goal of making the data already collect more accessible and interactive.
  • Ability to improve the user paths on the site, ensuring that users destinations can be reached in a minimum of clicks.
  • Modernize and improve existing graphics, fonts, and other design elements, with the goal of achieving a modern-looking website.

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar role
  • Conceptual understanding of User Interface Design and the Design Process.
  • Intermediate to advanced user of Adobe Creative Suite (or other designer tools)
  • Intermediate level of HTML, CSS, and Bootstrap
  • Basic JavaScript skills
  • Understanding of Less and Sass
  • Understanding of responsive design and touch interface interaction techniques and be in sync with recent design standards and trends
  • Understanding of the limitations of web and mobile, with approaches/ideas to flex those boundaries. A solid portfolio of work demonstrating experience creating great user-centered design solutions across multiple interfaces and screen sizes.
  • Excellent communication and team-oriented skills
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Must possess a valid Public Trust Security Clearance or have the ability to obtain one prior to start.

Application Instructions

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